New tourism initiative Taste the Island sets out to link visitors with Ireland’s food producers. Michelle Darmody meets the makers in Kilkenny.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019
George Orwell’s classic novel foretold a lot, but the manner in which we’ve handed over our personal data to faceless corporatocracies is doubleplus-ungood, says
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Marketing guru Stephen Ryan and his family are uniquely qualified to assess the impact of a new €7.5m centre for children with a physical disability which has been built on the outskirts of Cork City.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
Marketing guru Stephen Ryan and his family are uniquely qualified to assess the impact of a new €7.5m centre for children with a physical disability which has been built on the outskirts of Cork city.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
You can take the man out of Ireland but you’ll never take the Irish out of the man.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
As their performance aired on the late night chat show, fans took to Twitter to praise Niall and Julia’s chemistry.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
Don't forget to download them in advance just in case you lose power!
Thu, 20 Sep, 2018
A Chinese national who studied hospitality and is known to his friends in Ireland as Finbarr pleaded guilty yesterday to charges related to running a brothel in Cork in August 2016.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
In many ways, Cyrille Regis lived every young footballer’s dream. In many ways, he did not.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
Cork camogie keeper Aoife Murray described Sunday’s one-point win in the All-Ireland senior final as “the best drug ever — if you could bottle it we’d be very rich people”.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
A talented chef who ran a barbecue stall died of carbon monoxide poisoning after he loaded his propane cylinders into his van after a long day and went for a few hours sleep before his next shift.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Kerry furniture designer Tricia Harris stretched the idea of a ‘room outside’ to an entire house at this year’s Bloom festival that opens today.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Here are the top three films you don’t want to miss this week, writes
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
A Lotto winner has lost a 10-year legal battle over a plan to set up a Titanic-themed bar in Cobh, Co Cork.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Julia will be first seen on Sesame Street on an episode to be aired in the US on April 10.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
The volunteers of Kerry Mountain Rescue Team have been praised at an inquest for risking their lives to recover from a steep ledge the body of a 66-year-old former marathon runner, who had climbed alone to the top of Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
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Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
The long-awaited Chilcot inquiry report into the Iraq war will be boycotted by relatives of some of the 179 Britons killed in the conflict, who fear it will be a “whitewash”.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Let’s call a spade a spade, lads. Michael Flatley IS the Lord of the Dance. This homecoming of the show marks its 20th anniversary. However, the Marquee is sans the star.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
Julia Holmes moved to Co Limerick in 2012 after making contact with Thomas Ruttle on the internet.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
WELL, Lent is almost over and if you are one of those virtuous souls who have been abstaining for the past seven weeks now is the time to feast and savour the rewards of your fasting.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
A prolific reader, Julia didn’t start to read like a writer until she was 15, and read Jane Eyre. She took an MA in creative writing, but concentrated on poetry. It wasn’t until the end of the course that she had an idea for a novel.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
Little drummer boy Michael Magci is already generating big music vibes in Limerick.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
A Dublin man has been convicted of using a fake social media profile to convince a young girl to come to his house and have sex with him.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Fossett’s Circus is set to break even in 2015 after exiting examinership earlier in the year.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
Singer Daniel O’Donnell will serenade the newly crowned Rose of Tralee at the finale on Tuesday night.
Sun, 16 Aug, 2015
In day four of our special report on rural Ireland we visit Ballydehob, Co. Cork.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
I am researching the family background of Edward ‘Mick’ Mannock, the greatest British air ace of World War 1.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
We’re not sure we believe this man when he says he’s ’a good guy’. Everything in this email he sent to a new guy in his office suggests otherwise,
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Friends of Thomas Ruttle had become concerned that his fraudster partner, Julia Holmes, had been trying in recent months to sell his family home in Co Limerick and move to Spain.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
The couple found dead in a Co Limerick farmhouse on Monday are likely to have separate funerals, the Irish Examiner has learned.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
Three members of the Travelling community who discovered the bodies of Thomas Ruttle and Julia Holmes during a break-in to the Ruttle home early on Monday are expected to be charged with attempted burglary.
Wed, 20 May, 2015
Shocked community say Julia Holmes seemed to arrive out of the blue more than two years ago, writes Midwest Correspondent
Tue, 19 May, 2015
Marriage is a legal institution with a purpose: Children. For that reason it is the union of a man and a woman and anything else is something else, argues .
Tue, 12 May, 2015
A young husband and wife held hands and jumped together for their lives from the deck of the sinking Lusitana, writes
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Ah, the upstairs neighbours. Those mysterious entities that exist only to make bizarre, constant noise that just isn’t possible for a human to make.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2015
Polly Samson’s novel The Kindness is built around a family secret — the suicide of a beloved uncle. She tellsabout it and what it’s like to write songs for her husband David Gilmour’s band Pink Floyd.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015